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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans
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Memorable Manitobans: Henry C. Bannister (1849-1898)

Railroader, hotelier.

He was involved in track-laying for the Canadian Pacific Railway, having charge of construction of one hundred miles running westward from Winnipeg. He also served as roadmaster for the southwestern branch of the railway. He left railroading in 1893 and ran the Walker House (also known as the Windsor House) at Winnipeg. He died at Minnedosa on 31 May 1898.

Father of William A. Bannister.

Sources:

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

Death registration for H. C. Bannister, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2008

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